COMMENTARY: Intertwining Political Campaigns with the Wizard of Oz - by MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss

Sep 06, 2022 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Wizard of Oz, the Emperor with No Clothes and political campaigns. With the intertwining of all three, here is Professor Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism &.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Artificial Intelligence and Knowing the Difference of a Computer and a Human, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 31, 2022 at 09:14 am by WGNS

Are computers taking over the world – or if they were, would we know? With today’s media commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Burris from the MTSU School of Journali.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Who does the Espionage Act of 1917 apply to and is it still relevant today? (Audio)

Aug 22, 2022 at 06:32 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: So the question that MTSU Professor Larry Burris takes a look at today - - Who does the Espionage Act of 1917 apply to and is it still relevant today? With more, h.... Read More

COMMENTARY: A look at how different news stories were handled in years past during Vietnam, the U-2 incident, the Bay of Pigs and more

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

In today’s radio commentary, Dr. Larry Burriss, MTSU Professor of Journalism takes a look news crews from the past during Vietnam, World War II and more…  .... Read More

COMMENTARY: Well over 100-years ago, the first radio signal travelled across the English Channel

Mar 21, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

123-Years ago, the first radio signal was sent across the English Channel... with more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss... Scroll down for more on this story and Dr..... Read More

OPINION: Information Warfare - Monday's Radio Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Mar 07, 2022 at 07:28 am by WGNS

Information Warfare is part of the problem today, according to MTSU Professor Larry Burriss in Monday’s Radio Commentary…Scroll down for more…  .... Read More

Commentary: Faking your knowledge on the upcoming Super Bowl, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Feb 01, 2022 at 12:33 am by WGNS

The talk of the upcoming Super Bowl will continue for the next 11 to 12 days, so it maybe important for you to act like you know the game and get familiar with the talk. Why.... Read More

Commentary: Media Control, the Nobel Peace Prize and More, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jan 05, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

Commentary by MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss: The Nobel Peace Prize, journalist working under turmoil that included the murder of other reporters – and then.... Read More

Commentary: A Cleverly Crafted Reply to an 1897 Letter to the Editor - Asking if Santa is Real?

Dec 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

A letter to the editor written by a little girl in 1897 became famous, because the editors reply was cleverly crafted. With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...L.... Read More

MTSU, community singers to warm winter with 35th annual 'Messiah' concert Nov. 30th

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU School of Music students, their professor and a special guest will blend their voices in concert with an orchestra to help.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Local MTSU Professor says that Christmas is Starting Earlier and Earlier Each Year

Nov 08, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Christmas seems to start earlier and earlier each year. With more on this subject, hear what MTSU Larry Burriss has to say…Scroll down for more... &nbs.... Read More

Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: How Much Involvement in News Should Reporters Have?

Oct 25, 2021 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Reporters and how much involvement should they have within an actual news story? With more on this question, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…Scroll d.... Read More

MTSU Professor to lead Oct. 13th lunch-and-learn at Tennessee State Museum on epidemics, media

Oct 08, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Tennessee State Museum will host “Constructing Outbreaks in Tennessee: How Disease Shaped the Volunteer State,” an Oct. 13 free Lunch-and-Learn with Middle Te.... Read More

Commentary: Introspection in news and in ourselves

Sep 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Commentary: Do people have the ability to look at themselves and examine their wrongs or rights with a critical eye? One MTSU professor has something to say on the subject.... Read More

MTSU chemistry professor serves as ‘catalyst’ to land two federal research grants

Sep 08, 2021 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Photo: Keying Ding, Middle Tennessee State University associate chemistry professor, left, works with her research assistant and MTSU graduate student Katelynn Farmer on a che.... Read More

MTSU biology professor awarded $870K in National Science Foundation grant

Sep 01, 2021 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Donny Walker, assistant professor of biology, has landed a boost to his research through a National Science Foundation&.... Read More

The Making of a News Story in Dangerous Times, by local Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:44 am by WGNS

What goes into the pursuit of a good news story that documents history… With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss:

MLT’s July 8-11 ‘Laramie Project’ features MTSU students, alumni, professor

Jul 05, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU students, alumni and a professor are sharing their talents with the area’s oldest community theater company July 8-1.... Read More

HAPPY RETIREMENT: MTSU honors 55 retiring employees for years of service to students, community

May 13, 2021 at 07:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU recently recognized 55 retiring employees as the 2020-21 academic year winds down, saluting their hundreds of combined yea.... Read More

MTSU biology professor guides undergrads’ real-world lab work via URECA

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU senior biology major Kwinci Britt conducts real-world lab research through the university’s Undergraduate Research Experience.... Read More